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Flint Hills Community Health Environmental Health Specialist in Emporia, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11395984 *Environmental Health Specialist*Flint Hills Community Health Center (FHCHC) is accepting applications for a full-time Environmental Health Specialist. This position provides independent consultation to individuals concerning environmental health issues and provides inspection services to ensure that businesses and property owners remain compliant with safety, health, and environmental regulations set forth by federal, state and local governments. This position requires the ability to work a flexible schedule. General daytime hours are Monday Friday with some early mornings or late evenings.*Primary Functions*Enforce the Lyon County Sanitation Code as adopted by the Board of County Commissioners. This includes inspecting private on-site wastewater and drinking water systems, animal bite investigations, and real-estate transfer inspections.Investigate environmental health complaints and concerns, including but not limited to: landlord/tenant; solid waste; disease vectors; and healthy home visits.Perform environmental evaluations of schools.Conduct City health inspections for Cereal Malt Beverage or drinking establishments.Maintain various records and case files and prepare and distribute correspondence as required.Maintain current knowledge of environmental health issues and regulations by periodically attending training and conferences.*Required Qualifications*Bachelor's degree in biology, environmental science or related fieldAbility to obtain certifications or licensesPossession of a valid driver's license and demonstrated safe driving recordPositive attitudeTeam player*Preferred Qualifications*Registered Sanitarian Certification*Job Benefits*Competitive salaryPaid time offRetirement planHealth, dental, and vision insurance for self and familyPaid life and long term disability;And many other voluntary benefits.